Kermit Romeo Erasmus is a South African professional footballer who plays for ABSA Premiership side Cape Town City and the South African national football team. Born in Port Elizabeth, Erasmus moved to Pretoria as a teenager where he made his professional debut with SuperSport United in 2007. He spent the next two seasons in the Netherlands with Feyenoord and Excelsior before returning to SuperSport United. During his second spell with the club, he made over 50 appearances and helped his side to the Nedbank Cup title before joining Orlando Pirates in 2013. He led Pirates to the same cup title in 2015 before leaving to join Rennes in France the following year. Erasmus struggled with Rennes, however, and shortly after spending a stint on loan at Ligue 2 side, Lens, was released by the club. He spent the remainder of the 2018 in Sweden, with Eskilstuna, and Portugal, with Vitória de Setúbal.
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About Kermit Erasmus
South African professional footballer who is known for playing as a striker and winger with the Orlando Pirates FC and the AFC Eskilstuna. He is also known for playing as a striker on the South Africa national team.
He attended the SuperSport Feyenoord Academy and upon graduation, joined SuperSport United in 2007. He began playing with Feyenoord the following season and was loaned out to Excelsior FC shortly thereafter. In 2008, he began playing for South Africa's Under 20 national team and in 2010, he moved up to their first national team.
He has earned several awards and honors for his playing including CAF Team of the Year in 2015 for his work with South Africa's national team. He has also won the Nedbank Cup in 2011 with Supersport United and again in 2013 with the Orlando Pirates.
He married Lauren Koehoorn and together they have two children.
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- Cape Town City F.C. (2016) players
- Cape Coloureds
- SuperSport United F.C. players
- Sportspeople from Port Elizabeth
- South African expatriate soccer players
- S.B.V. Excelsior players
- South Africa international soccer players
- RC Lens players
- Stade Rennais F.C. players
- Feyenoord players
- Vitória F.C. players
- Superettan players